Metformin and Sensitivity of teeth - from FDA reports


Sensitivity of teeth is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Synthroid, and have Diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 35 have Sensitivity of teeth. Find out below who they are, when they have Sensitivity of teeth and more.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,363 users)

Sensitivity Of Teeth

Sensitivity of teeth has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, metastases to bone (latest reports from 2,257 Sensitivity of teeth patients).

On Feb, 15, 2017

176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 35 people (0.02%) have Sensitivity Of Teeth

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Sensitivity of teeth?

Gender of people who have Sensitivity Of Teeth when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 60.61 %
  • male: 39.39 %

Age of people who have Sensitivity Of Teeth when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 63.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 11.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 11.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Humira (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Ativan (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Aspirin (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Glyburide (4 people, 11.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tooth Abscess (12 people, 34.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Toothaches (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Osteoarthritis (7 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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